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From Camping Grounds to Secluded Resorts - Finding the Right Place to Stay in Coffs Harbour

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The wide range of options in and around Coffs Harbour makes finding the right accommodation simple. Whether you’re looking for a bed in a backpacker hostel, an apartment for the family, or a secluded retreat with all the luxuries, the region offers it all.

Coffs Harbour


Coffs Harbour is the place to be if you want a great selection of restaurants, shops, and entertainment on your doorstep. You can swim in the protected harbor waters, or plunge into the waves at Park Beach. And even with all the convenience of the city at your fingertips, it’s still easy to escape into the untouched nature of the hinterland.


Coffs Harbour offers the full spectrum of places to stay, from camping grounds to upscale resort hotels. Independent travellers will find an array of apartments and holiday houses, and there are several lively backpacker hostels.


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Coffs Harbour hinterland


If you’re after tranquility and unspoiled nature the hinterland is for you. Coffs Harbour is surrounded by national parks with lush forests and dazzling scenery. Charming country towns like Dorrigo and Bellingen are home to inviting shops, cafés, and restaurants - and the beach is never far away.


The hinterland offers the perfect accommodation for a rural retreat. If you’re on a budget, there are hostels in the bush or riverside camping areas. You’ll find lovingly restored farmhouses, cozy bed-and-breakfasts amid rolling hills, and secluded wellness retreats in natural bushland.


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Northern beaches


North of Coffs Harbour is where to stay if you’re after long walks along endless beaches backing onto pristine nature reserves. The coast is dotted with small settlements like Sapphire Beach, Emerald Beach, and Woolgoolga, all less than a 30-minute drive from the lights of Coffs Harbour.


The northern beaches have several resorts between the mountains and the sea that offer all you need for a perfectly relaxing beach vacation. There are also beachfront apartments and holiday parks where you’ll have the ocean at your doorstep.


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Southern beaches


South of Coffs Harbour you’ll find untainted natural areas like Bongil Bongil National Park, as well as miles of deserted beach. Sawtell has a host of great cafés, restaurants, and shops. This is where to stay if you want a quiet vacation, but don’t want to miss out on fine food and drink.


The southern beaches have holiday parks with comfortable cabins, as well as space for campers, steps from the beach. There are functional motels, and a host of holiday houses and apartments.


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